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The Eureka Stockade


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The Eureka Stockade

  1. 1. The Eureka Stockade The story…
  2. 2. What started the Eureka Rebellion? <ul><li>It was 1854… the diggers were without legal rights, and were not allowed to vote… the diggers took on police and soldiers… they were seriously outnumbered. This started the… EUREKA REBELLION. </li></ul> The Eureka flag.
  3. 3. Why was the Eureka stockade made? <ul><li>The Eureka Stockade was made to defend the rebellious miners against police. </li></ul><ul><li>The Stockade was attacked on the 3 rd of December. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How many people died during the Eureka Rebellion? <ul><li>22 diggers and 5 police died during the 20 minute battle. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What effects did the Eureka Rebellion have? <ul><li>The Rebellion is considered to be the birth place of Australian Democracy. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interesting facts. <ul><li>The original Eureka flag was first raised on Bakery hill. </li></ul><ul><li>Trooper John King took the flag down, showed it to every one, then cut it into little pieces for souvenirs! How weird is that! </li></ul>
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